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GST Rates & HSN Codes for Printed Books, Brochures, Newspapers, Calendars, Childres's colouring books, Picture books, Atlases, Other printed material


HSN Code Description Rate (%) Effective From CESS (%) Related Export / Import HSN Code
4901 Printed books, including Braille books NIL 28/06/2017 49011010, 49011020, 49019100, 49019900
4901 Brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets 5 28/06/2017 49011010, 49011020, 49019100, 49019900
4902 Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material NIL 28/06/2017 49021010, 49021020, 49029010, 49029020
4903 Children's picture, drawing or colouring books NIL 28/06/2017 49030010, 49030020
4905 Maps and hydrographic or similar charts of all kinds, including atlases, wall maps, topographical plans and globes, printed NIL 28/06/2017 49051000, 49059100, 49059910, 49059990
4907 Judicial, Non-judicial stamp papers, Court fee stamps when sold by the Government Treasuries or Vendors authorized by the Government NIL 28/06/2017 49070010, 49070020, 49070030, 49070090
4907 Postal items, like envelope, Post card etc., sold by Government NIL 28/06/2017 49070010, 49070020, 49070030, 49070090
4907 Rupee notes when sold to the Reserve Bank of India (or Government of India insterted on 27/07/2018 ) NIL 28/06/2017 Modified on 27/07/2018 49070010, 49070020, 49070030, 49070090
4907 Cheques, lose or in book form NIL 28/06/2017 49070010, 49070020, 49070030, 49070090
4907 Duty Credit Scrips Nil (Exempt) 13/10/2017 49070010, 49070020, 49070030, 49070090
4907 Unused postage, revenue or similar stamps of current or new issue in the country in which they have, or will have, a recognised face value; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; cheque forms; stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title[other than duty credit scrips] 12 28/06/2017 49070010, 49070020, 49070030, 49070090
4908 Transfers (decalcomanias) 12 28/06/2017 49081000, 49089000
4909 Printed or illustrated postcards; printed cards bearing personal greet-ings, messages or announcements, whether or not illustrated, with or without envelopes or trimmings 12 28/06/2017 49090010, 49090090
4910 Calendars of any kind, printed, including calendar blocks 12 28/06/2017 49100010, 49100090
4911 Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs; such as Trade advertising material, Commercial catalogues and the like, printed Posters, Commercial catalogues, Printed inlay cards, Pic-tures, designs and photographs, Plan and drawings for architectural engineering, industrial, commercial, topographical or similar purposes reproduced with the aid of computer or any other devices 12 28/06/2017 49111010, 49111020, 49111030, 49111090, 49119100, 49119910, 49119920, 49119990
49060000 Plans and drawings for architectural, engineering, industrial, com-mercial, topographical or similar purposes, being originals drawn by hand; hand-written texts; photographic reproductions on sensitized paper and carbon copies of the foregoing 12 28/06/2017
49040000 Music, printed or in manuscript, whether or not bound or illustrated 12 28/06/2017

Disclaimer: Rates given below are updated as per 31st GST council meeting held on 22nd December 2018 to the best of our information. There may be variations due to Government's latest updates. We are not responsible for any wrong information. Against each rate, please check the "Effective from" date. If you need to check a rate before "Effective from", please check on government website.


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